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Philips 32PHT4509

Philips 32PHT4509

32" 60Hz Flat Apr 2014
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12 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This TV received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from whathifi.com.

Running Costs Are Very Low

The efficiency rating of this mid-size TV is A+. The 32PHT4509 is in the cheapest 1% of all 714 televisions of this type and age that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 32PHT4509 will cost only £42 over 5 years to run.

Good High Def TV

Some customers wrote in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Whathifi.com mentioned “A 2014 Philips TV that does standard-definition well! The company's Full HD line-up has struggled to win our good word when it comes to upscaling DVD-quality content.”. Whathifi.com also wrote “Impressive SD and HD scaling”.

Good Standard Def TV

One Philips 32PHT4509 reviewer considered that the Philips 32PHT4509 was good at displaying standard definition TV.

Good Picture Quality

One Philips 32PHT4509 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this TV had good colour saturation. Whathifi.com rated the product 4 stars and wrote “Natural, punchy colours”.

Philips Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 487 owner and expert reviews, Philips has good reviews for its televisions. Philips also has good reviews specifically within its mid-size TVs range compared to other brands.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 32PHT4509 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of this type and age do not support smart TV features.

Alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available that you might also want to look at include the LG 42LB580 (£294.00), or the Samsung UE32H6400 (£314.99) which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also support smart TV features including the Samsung UE32H5570 (£310.69).

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Philips 32PHT4509 has a WiFi connection, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age do not have a WiFi connection.

There are a number of other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available which you might want to look at including the LG 42LB580 (£294.00), or the Samsung UE32H6400 (£314.99) which has better reviews.

There are a number of other TVs which also have a WiFi connection that you might also want to consider including the Samsung UE32H5570 (£310.69).

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Supports Six Audio Formats

The Philips 32PHT4509 has a greater number of audio formats than most similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years. The audio formats "AAC", "AMR", "LPCM", "M4A" and "WMA" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 32PHT4509 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 32PHT4509. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this television.

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Light

The weights of mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 32PHT4509 range from 3.7kg to 36kg. At only 5 kilograms, the 32PHT4509 is quite light compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 32PHT4509.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 37 kilowatt hours, the 32PHT4509 has a very low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as the 32PHT4509. TVs of this age and type have annual energy consumptions of between 0.22kWh and 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 76kWh.

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10 Reasons Against

Inferior Sound Quality

Some customers who bought this TV concluded that it did not have good sound quality. Whathifi.com mentioned “Apart from its shortage of subtlety and a few gripes with sound (it's a bit on the shrill side”. Whathifi.com also said “Harsh sound”.

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 32PHT4509, the 32PHT4509 is not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the UE32H6400 (£314.99), or the UE32H6200 (£299.00) both from Samsung or the Toshiba 40L5453 (£299.00).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 32PHT4509 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Five Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the Philips 32PHT4509 is more than most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs of this age and spec. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS" and "PNG" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on televisions that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the 32PHT4509 does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The 32PHT4509 has a fairly dim display brightness (only 250 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The average display brightness of TVs that were released more than two years ago is 350 cd/m².

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The Philips 32PHT4509 is a two HDMI port TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 32PHT4509 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the 32PHT4509 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common display resolution supported by TVs that are a comparable age to the 32PHT4509.

This TV's display resolution (1366 x 768 pixels) is in fact the worst supported display resolution across all TVs of a similar age and type to the 32PHT4509.

The best supported display resolution amongst similar types of TV is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Switched Off

At 0.3 Watts, the 32PHT4509 has a fairly high power consumption when switched off compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. Similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 32PHT4509 have power consumptions when switched off of between 0.01W and 0.5W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 32PHT4509

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this TV was released.

Average Refresh Rate

The Philips 32PHT4509 has a fairly typical refresh rate (60 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 60Hz refresh rate TVs currently available including the Philips 32PFK5109 (£271.60) which is cheaper; or the Philips 42PFT6309 (£349.99) which has better reviews.

If this TV refresh rate is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba 40L5453 (£299.00) (100Hz) which is also cheaper.

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Average Thickness

With a thickness of 64 millimeters, the 32PHT4509 has a pretty average thickness compared to most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the 32PHT4509.

Other 64mm thick televisions currently available which you might also want to consider include the Sony KDL-32W705 (£279.00) which is cheaper; or the Sony KDL-32W706 (£319.90) which has better reviews.

Televisions with a thicker thickness that might be worth looking at include the Sony KDL-42W706 (£379.00) (64mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
Video App
Music App
Interactive TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Audio Input Port for DVI
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio in Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
WLAN-Ready Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Upgradeable Firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Subtitle Format
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Signal Strength Indicator
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption When Switched Off
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Camera Included
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Other Features
Display Resolution
USB Port

Expert Reviews

(1)
11 November 2014

Apart from its shortage of subtlety and a few gripes with sound (it's a bit on the shrill side), the Philips has a lot going for it. For a mere £280, an insightful, refined picture and selection...

Sharp picture, bursting with detail
Natural, punchy colours
Impressive SD and HD scaling
Design and remote are bland
Need to buy a separate dongle for wifi
Harsh sound

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £40.06
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £41.89
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Energy Rating
0.21T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 32pht4509, philips 32pht450912
Barcodes 08712581708566, 08712581708573

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